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Lab #35.3   Electric Circuits: Be The Battery
Lab #35.3 Electric Circuits: Be The Battery

Purpose In this activity, students will provide energy to an electric circuit using their own muscle power. DiscussionBatteries last longer in some circuits than they do in others. They last longer when they don't have to "work" so hard. In...

Lab #35.2 Electric Circuits: An Open & Short Case
Lab #35.2 Electric Circuits: An Open & Short Case

PurposeIn this activity, students will explore open circuits and short circuits. DiscussionElectrical circuits are all around us. (We often appreciate them most when the power goes out.) Most circuits work perfectly well (when power is available). But electrical circuits can...